Transportation Insight Among Fastest-Growing Companies in Charlotte Area

HICKORY, NC (November 11, 2013) – In recognition of its continued success and sustained rapid growth, global third-party logistics (3PL) provider Transportation Insight has been named by the Charlotte Business Journal to its 5th Annual Fast 50 List. Honoring the 50 private companies in the Charlotte Metropolitan region with the fastest revenue growth rates over the past three years, the Fast 50 recognizes local companies with outstanding growth, entrepreneurial excellence and innovative leadership.

“Transportation Insight’s inclusion in the Fast 50 is a testament to the excellence with which our people serve our valued clients,” says Transportation Insight Founder and Chairman Paul Thompson. “Our continuous improvement approach to helping clients optimize their supply chains, in conjunction with our logistics expertise and our technology solutions, resonates with companies seeking a strategic business partner to help them gain game-changing advantage and grow faster than the competition.”

Extended LEAN™, the continuous improvement methodology developed by Transportation Insight, focuses on streamlining the client supply chain by more closely connecting vendors, manufacturers, distributors and customers with optimized supply chain processes. When paired with Transportation Insight’s blended technology solutions, Extended LEAN helps companies achieve vast supply chain process improvements and end-to-end supply chain control while leveraging unmatched logistics expertise. The end result is the creation of industry-wide value stream networks that build competitive advantage.

“Our continued strong growth is directly tied to our ability to create and implement best-in-class supply chain solutions that positively impact the entire client supply chain and all areas within the client enterprise,” says Transportation Insight President and Chief Executive Officer Chris Baltz. “Companies see our co-managed business model as favorable for their end in mind – to control their overall customer experience while increasing supply chain visibility, reducing supply chain costs and acquiring access to supply chain expertise.”

The Fast 50 ranking was compiled by the Charlotte Business Journal and accounting firm CliftonLarsonAllen. Ranked by average revenue growth from 2010 to 2012, eligible companies are privately held with at least $1 million in revenue in 2012 and based in the Charlotte metropolitan area.

About Transportation Insight, LLC
Transportation Insight is a global lead logistics provider with more than $1.6 billion in supply chain spend under management. For over a decade, the 3PL has partnered with hundreds of manufacturers, distributors and retailers to achieve significant cost savings, reduce cycle times and improve customer satisfaction rates by providing customized supply chain solutions. Transportation Insight offers a Co-managed Logistics™ form of 3PL, carrier sourcing, freight bill audit and payment services, state-of-the-art transportation management system (TMS) applications and business intelligence. Its logistics services include domestic transportation, supply chain analytics, international transportation, warehouse sourcing, LEAN consulting and supply chain sourcing of indirect materials. For more about Transportation Insight, visit